Iowa Golf Association & IGA Foundation

8050 Golf House Drive
Des Moines, IA 50211

ph: (515) 207-1062 or (888) 388-4442
[email protected]

MISSION STATEMENT

The Iowa Golf Association is the governing body for golf in the state of Iowa and exists as a non-profit organization that works to preserve, protect and promote the best interests and spirit of the game. As “caretakers” of the game we work to preserve the rich history of golf in our state and to provide numerous services that benefit all that play the game in Iowa.

Meet Our Staff

Chad Pitts
Chad Pitts
CEO / Executive Director
Katelynn Hogenson
Katelynn Hogenson
Chief Operating Officer
Clint Brown
Clint Brown
Director of Communications & Marketing
Nate McCoy
Nate McCoy
Director of Handicapping & Course Rating
Karli Kerrigan
Karli Kerrigan
Director of Competitions
Molly Baker
Molly Baker
P.J. Boatwright Intern - 2024
Charlie Gaer
Charlie Gaer
P.J. Boatwright Intern - 2024
Paige Hoffman
Paige Hoffman
P.J. Boatwright Intern - 2024
Max Naumann
Max Naumann
P.J. Boatwright Intern - 2024

IGA Board of Directors

Mike Purcell (President)
Mike Purcell (President)
Veenker Memorial GC
Leighann LaRocca (Vice President)
Leighann LaRocca (Vice President)
Des Moines Golf & CC
Vaughn Halyard (Secretary)
Vaughn Halyard (Secretary)
Cedar Rapids CC
Jon Brown (Treasurer)
Jon Brown (Treasurer)
Hillcrest CC
Molly Altorfer
Molly Altorfer
Cedar Rapids Country Club
Matt Arenholz
Matt Arenholz
Elmcrest CC
Joe Bates
Joe Bates
The Preserve on Rathbun Lake
Steve Berg
Steve Berg
Buena Vista University Golf Course at Lake Creek Country Club
Dennis Bull
Dennis Bull
Echo Valley CC
Bill Eby
Bill Eby
Davenport CC
Steve Jermier (Past President)
Steve Jermier (Past President)
Echo Valley CC
Michelle Klein
Michelle Klein
Waterloo Women's Golf Association
Rosalie Kubesheski
Rosalie Kubesheski
Irv Warren Memorial GC
Kirk Macumber
Kirk Macumber
Wakonda Club
Jeff Moore, PGA
Jeff Moore, PGA
Finkbine Golf Course
Tom Schill
Tom Schill
Fort Dodge CC
Joel Yunek
Joel Yunek
Legacy Golf Course at the 19

Iowa Golf Association Committees

RULES & COMPETITIONS

Mike Purcell, Chair
Steve Berg
Tom Christensen
Jon Brown
Dennis Bull
Andy Burton
Gene Elliott
Todd Hingtgen
Kirk Macumber
Mike Pape
Ron Peterson
Tom Schill

COMMUNICATIONS

Vaughn Halyard, Chair
Molly Altorfer
Matthew Arenholz
Rick Brown
Mark Gambaiana
Michelle Klein
Levi Slings
Jeff Wendel

WOMEN’S RULES & COMPETITIONS

Julie Buerman, Chair
Kathy Fortune
Christi Imsland
Nicol Jones
Michelle Klein
Rose Kubesheski
Leighann LaRocca
Mikayla Olson

HANDICAPPING

Bill Eby, Chair
Matthew Arenholz
Jamie Blackburn
Tom Christensen
Patty Iogha
Al Pottebaum
Denny Samuelson
Tom Schill
Bill Tank

HERMAN SANI SCHOLARSHIP

Steve Jermier, Chair
Andy Burton
Trina Dirks
Katelynn Hogenson
Neil Johnson
Michelle Klein
John Matovina
Ron Peterson
Tim Taylor

ANN GRIFFEL SCHOLARSHIP

Leighann LaRocca, Chair
Rose Kubesheski
Julie Buerman
Laurie Graham
Jan Sewright
Christi Imsland
Leanne Smith
Jennifer Corkrean
Sheila Burton
Fiona Watson
Becky Schwiete

HALL OF FAME

Jon Brown, Chair

Nominating
Tom Christensen
Leighann LaRocca
Al Nelson
Ron Van Buskirk
Jeff Wendel
Mike Green
Joe Butler
Jim Sedrel
Rose Kubesheski
Ross deBuhr

Voting
John Ausen
Rick Brown
Gene Elliott
Mike McCoy
Bob Moreland
Ken Schall
Dave Sergeant
Jeff Smith
Doug Snook

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